Iran publicly executes second man over anti-government protests

A person holds a placard showing late Iranian woman Mahsa Amini with a message reading 'woman, life, freedom' outside the Iranian embassy in Rome, Italy, 10 December 2022, following the execution of a protester in Iran. EFE/EPA/RICCARDO ANTIMIANI ITALY OUT

Tehran, Dec 12 (EFE).- Iran on Monday executed a second person linked to the nationwide anti-government protests, despite international criticism following its first hanging last week. Majid Reza Rahnavard was publicly hanged in the holy city of Mashhad after he was sentenced to death for killing two members of the security forces, the judiciary’s Mizan … Read more

Iran issues 5 more death sentences, mulls blocking women’s bank accounts

Canberra (Australia).-File image of a demonstrator attending the Women Life Freedom protest in solidarity with citizens of Iran, outside Parliament House, in Canberra, Australia, 28 November 2022. EFE/EPA/LUKAS COCH

Tehran, Dec 6 (EFE).- Iran has sentenced five more people to death for allegedly participating in the protests that have gripped the country for nearly three months, the country’s judiciary announced on Tuesday.  The convicted protesters are accused of fatally stabbing a member of the Basij — volunteers in Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard— at the … Read more